Spring Cleaning Hair

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It's that time of year again where the sun shines a little brighter, a little longer and we're a little happier.  This is also the time that we let our curly hair swing free in the wind.  With that, our hair is more susceptible to the elements.  Wind feels great but can have a drying effect on already moisture challenged hair.  Exposure to direct sunlight can also have a drying effect.  Temperature fluctuations due to seasonal changes also means a transitional period for your hair.  Spring time rain showers leaves your hair exposed to a constant shift in air moisture from going back and forth between indoor air and outdoor air.  This then puts your tresses in a moisture deficit that can be hard to detect until the damage is already done.

media.nl?id=6345&c=427476&h=a0a84404d418This is a great time to get a deep conditioning treatment and a trim just to remove any split or damaged ends.  Also bumping up your moisture balance routine, paying extra attention to the last two inches of your hair, will be a gift that keeps on giving. When making shifts to you hair care regimen it's always good to take a look at what worked for you last year at this time.  If you're one of those people that just don't remember details like that keeping a hair journal will be beneficial to you.  One page for each season summing up what products worked well, how you used it and any challenges you may have had during that season will help you get on track quickly.  Also, remember to take into account any changes in your hair like length, color enhancement and heat styling usage.  Life changes like residence change, pregnancy and stress level increase can result in a shift in texture and/or dryness level as well.

Cut

Having a good cut is essential especially for curly hair.  The right hair cut will complement your features and create a shape that is consistent with your personal style.  The added criteria for cutting curly hair is to maximize length, remove bulk and to help the hair fall in a complimentary way.  With a good cut half of the battle is over.

Condition

Finding the right conditioning treatment for your hair can be both a daunting and rewarding adventure.  That's why we've created three conditioning options to help address different curly needs and textures.  We have Creme de la Creme, which is a light conditioning treatment for normal to oily hair types.  This conditioning cream will help condition and detangle your hair.  For you daily wash, condition and go curlies, this emulsion is light enough to use every day.

The Super Sweetback conditioning treatment is a deep conditioner that gives your curly hair a powerful moisture boost.  It also has an ingredient that helps promote hair growth.  Watch out "curlies" our relaxed hair ladies swear by this treatment too!

For dry/damaged hair types we have the Rapid Recovery deep conditioning treatment.  This treatment is fortified with shea butter and avocado cream oil to help reinforce fatigued curls.  This treatment will take your hair from "state of emergency" to bouncy, beautiful and healthy in minutes.

Color

Color is always a fun option for changing up your look.  For some, color is a necessity but even in those cases using the right color is key.  It is always best to go to a professional so that you can get an informed consultation.  You're also assured of getting expert application so that you achieve the look you always wanted.  Just keep in mind to pick colors that complement your natural skin tone

So when you're thinking about your "Spring Hair Cleaning" look to the basic hair care duo C&C.  The "Cut & Conditioning" of your hair will give you and your hair a new outlook.  If you want that extra bling factor then consider a well-chosen color change.  Whether it be highlights or a full head of color you will most definitely "Spring" into the new season with confidence!

 

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This article was published on 2011/04/04